This website uses cookies to function correctly.
You may delete cookies at any time but doing so may result in some parts of the site not working correctly.

Oxford Street Surgery

With patients' needs at the heart of everything we do, our website has been designed to make it easy for you to gain instant access to the information you need. As well as specific practice details such as opening hours and how to register, you’ll find a wealth of useful pages covering a wide range of health issues along with links to other relevant medical organisations.


We are very carefully monitoring the situation with regards to the Coronavirus, and are implementing the necessary changes required to ensure that we deliver Primary Care as safely as possible under exceptional circumstances.

  • For your protection the practice intends to move to a telephone/video consultation system beginning 16th March 2020. Please call the surgery as normal to book a telephone/video appointment. Appointments will also be available to book online shortly.
  • All routine face-to-face appointments that have been booked in advance for on or after 16th March 2020 will be reverted to telephone consultations and a Clinician will telephone those patients on the day of their scheduled appointment. DO NOT come to the Surgery.

Of course we’re not just here for when you are unwell. Our team of healthcare professionals and back-up staff offer a number of clinics and services to promote good health and wellbeing whatever your medical condition.


The surgery has wheelchair access to all clinical areas on the ground floor. A patients’ WC is provided near the main waiting area.


You may have heard of some changes being made to the running of Oxford Street Surgery.  We would like to explain to you what is happening and why.

Oxford Street Surgery has chosen to be one of the first GP practices to join North Cumbria Primary Care, an initiative designed to safeguard the future of GP services in North Cumbria. 

North Cumbria Primary Care is part of the NHS led by GP's and built on co-operative principles with the aim to create a network of great general practices working with healthcare partners, voluntary organisations and the University of Central Lancashire in West Cumbria.

North Cumbria Primary Care is a not for profit organisation which mean that if we make surpluses they will be reinvested in patient care. 

There is a national shortage of GP's and the problem of recruitment is worse in remote and rural areas like ours.  Part of the problem is that newly qualified doctors prefer not to have the business responsibilities or the expense of owning a GP practice.  North Cumbria Primary Care will take on the business responsibilities leaving our GPs to do the job they are good at, effectively treating their patients. 

Two practices in Whitehaven have already joined North Cumbria Primary Care.  Oxford Street Surgery joined on 1 December 2019, along with another practice in West Cumbria.   Other practices in Whitehaven, Workington and Carlisle are due to transfer early in 2020.

We believe that joining North Cumbria Primary Care provides the best solution for our patients, our staff and the long term future of our practice.

We would like to emphasise we are changing how the practice is managed, not what it does.  We believe that this represents a very positive opportunity for the patients of Oxford Street Surgery and all the staff who work here.

Please contact your practice manager if you would like any more information about North Cumbria Primary Care or have any particular concerns about your care. 

Thank you.

(Site updated 13/03/2020)
Order your repeat medicationsAccess Appointment SystemChange of contact details
Call 111 when you need medical help fast but it’s not a 999 emergencyNHS ChoicesThis site is brought to you by My Surgery Website